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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Editing (feature film)

1.
Anchorman 2 (2013)
Ron Burgundy and his news team head to New York City.
2.
This Is 40 (2012)
Debbie and Pete, faced with turning 40, attempt to reinvent their lives.
3.
Arthur (2011)
Loveable billionaire Arthur Bach, an irresponsible charmer who has always relied on two things to get by: his limitless fortune and the good sense of his lifelong nanny and best friend Hobson, to keep him out of trouble. Kind-hearted, fun-loving, and utterly without purpose, Arthur spends every day in the heedless pursuit of amusement. But when his unpredictable public image threatens the staid reputation of the family foundation, Bach Worldwide, he is given an ultimatum: marry the beautiful but decidedly unlovable Susan Johnson, an ambitious corporate exec who can keep him in line, or say goodbye to his billion-dollar inheritance and the only way of life he knows. It's a deal Arthur would be inclined to take...if he hadn't just fallen for Naomi, a New York City tour guide who shares his idealism and spontaneity.
4.
Other Guys, The (2010)
Misfit NYPD detectives Gamble and Hoitz, sentenced to life behind the desk, are given the opportunity to solve one of the biggest crimes in years. But can The Other Guys solve the case without killing each other and destroying NYC in the process?
5.
Funny People (2009)
George Simmons is a famous stand-up comedian, who learns that he has a terminal illness and less than a year to live. When, he meets Ira, a struggling comedian at a comedy club where both the comedians are performing, George hires Ira to be his personal assistant and opening act at his performances. The two forge a close friendship as George helps Ira with his career and Ira helps George find closure in his legacy. However, when George learns that his disease has gone into remission and an ex-girlfriend re-enters his life, he's inspired to reevaluate what is important to him and what truly gives meaning to his life.
6.
Great Buck Howard, The (2008)
Once upon a time, Buck Howard spent his days in the limelight. His mind-boggling feats as a mentalist extraordinaire--not to be confused with those of a mere magician--earned him a marquee act in Vegas and 61 appearances on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show. In his own humble opinion, his talents go far
7.
Step Brothers (2008)
Brennan Huff, a sporadically employed thirty-nine-year-old, lives with his mother, Nancy. Dale Doback, a terminally unemployed forty-year-old lives with his father, Robert. When Robert and Nancy marry and move in together, Brennan and Dale are forced to live with each other as step brothers. As their narcissism and downright aggressive laziness threaten to tear the family apart, these two middle-aged, immature, overgrown boys will orchestrate an insane, elaborate plan to bring their parents back together. To pull it off, they must form an unlikely bond that maybe, just maybe, will finally get them out of the house.
8.
Knocked Up (2007)
Alison Scott is an up-and-coming entertainment journalist whose 24-year-old life is on the fast track. But it gets seriously derailed when a drunken one-nighter with slacker Ben Stone results in an unwanted pregnancy. Faced with the prospect of going it alone or getting to know the baby's father, Alison decides to give the lovable doof a chance. An overgrown kid who has no desire to settle down, Ben learns that he has a big decision to make with his kid's mom-to-be: will he hit the road or stay in the picture! Courting a woman you've just knocked up, however, proves to be a little difficult when the two try their hands at dating. As they discover more about one another, it becomes painfully obvious that they're not the soul mates they'd hoped they might be. With Alison's harried sister Debbie and hen-pecked brother-in-law Pete the only parenting role models the young lovers have, things get even more confusing. Should they raise the baby together? What makes a happy lifetime partnership after all? A couple of drinks and a wild night later, they've got nine confusing months to figure it out.
9.
Steal Me (2005)
A 15-year-old kleptomaniac, Jake, arrives in a small Montana town searching for his prostitute mother. In the course of Jake's troubled search for his mother, he befriends Tucker, a corn-fed local boy who catches Jake red-handed stealing the radio right out of his truck. After a foot chase and a br
10.
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) as Additional Editor
Ron Burgundy is the top-rated anchorman in San Diego in the 1970s. When feminism marches into the newsroom in the form of ambitious newswoman Veronica Corningstone, Ron is willing to play along at first--as long as Veronica stays in her place, covering cat fashion shows, cooking, and other "female" interests. But when Veronica refuses to settle for being eye candy and steps behind the news desk, it's more than a battle between two perfectly coiffed anchor-persons--it's war.
11.
Mission to Mars (2000) as Visual Effects Editor
A team of astronauts must rescue several explorers lost on the surface of Mars.
12.
Mighty Joe Young (1998) as 1st Assistant Editor
To most people, Joe is a myth and a legend; a huge gorilla, a sacred guardian and defender of the natives of a small African village. To his only friend Jill, he is a protector and companion. Together they are the only family each has had since their respective mothers were killed by poachers 20 years ago. Now, when zoologist Gregg O'Hara, who is exploring the remote Pangani Mountains in Central Africa, comes upon the awesome 15-foot gorilla, he and Jill rescue the strong yet innocent creature from human predators by moving him into safety of a California animal conservancy. However, Joe is not safe for long. His notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past... a ruthless hunter who eager to steal Joe for his unique value on the endengered species black market. Feeling threatened and confused in his man-made confines, Joe finally escapes. As this powerful force of nature attempts to traverse the metropolis of Los Angeles, he leaves a trail of destruction and chaos in his wake.
13.
Matilda (1996) as 1st Assistant Editor
Matilda is an extraordinary girl, a child of wondrous intelligence. Unfortunately, her neglectful and deeply stupid parents, Harry and Zinnia Wormwood, are too wrapped up in their own lives to care, or even to notice, that their daughter is a budding genius, in love with books and with learning. When the Wormwoods finally grant Matilda's wish to attend school, they bundle her off to Crunchem Hall, a bleak brick prison where students cower before the whip, hand and fist of principal Agatha Trunchbull. Amid Crunchem's darkness, Matilda finds a single light in warm-hearted Miss Honey, the first-grade teacher who recognizes the girl's remarkable skills--including a very special talent that allows the spirited girl to turn the tables on the wicked grown-ups in her world.
14.
Judge Dredd (1995) as Assistant Editor
Judge Dredd is a legendary futuristic lawman renowned for his iron-fisted procedures. When Dredd is framed for murder by his enigmatic arch-rival, the entire planet finds itself on a deadly collision course which only the fearless judge can alter. Engineering a dramatic escape from the shuttle carrying him to his space imprisonment, Dredd sets out on a dangerous mission to stop the perpetrator from taking control and in the process discovers a startling secret about his own origins.
15.
I Love Trouble (1994) as 1st Assistant Film Editor
Competing journalists at rival papers fall in love while exposing a government-involved scandal.
16.
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993) as 1st Assistant Editor
Two elderly, retired men become friends despite their dissimilarities. As they are invigorated and challenged by the time they spend together, they come to new insights about themselves and the women who occupy various roles in their lives.
17.
Falling Down (1993) as 1st Assistant Editor
This crisp, remastered deluxe edition of "Falling Down" (1993) stars Michael Douglas as a laid-off defense worker kept from seeing his child on her birthday by a restraining order. A hot, congested bad day in Los Angeles goes from bad to worse, causing him to suddenly snap, setting off on a bitter and pathetic mission to right all the wrongs that have been done to him. Douglas shines as an average white guy pushed too far.
18.
Raising Cain (1992) as 1st Assistant Editor
A child psychiatrist with multiple personalities hatches a bizarre plot to kidnap his own daughter.
19.
Dutch (1991) as Additional Editing
A pompous young boy travels across the country with his soon to be step-dad.
20.
Taking Care of Business (1990) as Assistant Editor
An executive's misplaced Filofax falls into the hands of an escaped convict who proceeds to adopt the exec's identity.
21.
Dad (1989) as 1st Assistant Editor
A man, returning home to take care of his ailing father, discovers new meaning in their relationship.
22.
The Milagro Beanfield War (1988) as Assistant Editor
Impoverished farmers in New Mexico fight off land-grabbing developers.
23.
Tequila Sunrise (1988) as Assistant Editor
A beautiful restauranteur becomes involved in a romantic triangle with two old friends: one a police officer, and the other an ex-drug dealer.
24.
Outrageous Fortune (1987) as Assistant Editor
Proper, refined Lauren and loud, brash Sandy meet in an acting class and immediately dislike each other. Soon after starting the class, they each start seeing someone, unaware that it is the same man, Michael Sanders. They find this out when Michael disappears, supposedly having been killed in an explosion. But the women begin to believe that Michael has faked his death and form an alliance in order to find him and make him chose between them. During their cross-country search, they are chased by CIA agents and Russian assassins, and when they do find their boyfriend, he tries to kill them. They find out that Michael is a double agent, working for the CIA and the KGB, and is on the run from both after stealing a dangerous bio-weapon and a large amount of money. Michael eventually takes Lauren hostage, but she escapes, and by the time the whole ordeal is over, Lauren and Sandy have become genuine friends.
25.
Quicksilver (1986) as Assistant Editor
26.
Lonely Guy, The (1984) as Assistant Editor
When shy Larry Hubbard finds his girlfriend in bed with another man he is forced to begin a new life as single. But since he can't bear being on his own he tries to court Iris who is not however interested in him. Larry begins writing a book on his experience as a single which unexpectedly becomes a best seller. He becomes rich and famous and even his relationship with Iris can begin on a new basis.
27.
Thief of Hearts (1984) as Assistant Editor
A woman trapped in a borring marriage falls for a dark, mysterious young man who seems to say all the right things.
28.
Heaven's Gate (1980) as Assistant Editor
A Wyoming sheriff tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers.

Visual Effects (feature film)

29.
Duplex (2003) as Visual Effects Editor
In terms of living the American Dream, Alex and Nancy have it pretty good. They are a young, vibrant couple in New York City with bright futures ahead of them. But one thing is missing: a home of their own. When they find one, it comes with one feature they didn't expect--an upstairs tenant, Mrs. Connelly, who lives in a rent-controlled apartment, and who isn't quite as easy-going or frail as Alex and Nancy originally anticipated. As their blissful life begins to seriously fray around the edges, their dream home rapidly turns into a nightmare and they decide that they must get Mrs. Connelly out of their lives.
30.
Adventures of Pluto Nash, The (2002) as Visual Effects Editor
Welcome to the Moon 2087. With all the natural resources mined out years ago, the Moon has become the new Wild West. It's a place where money and the right contacts can get you anything you want--and anything goes. Pluto Nash is an audacious, successful owner of the hottest nightclub in town. Pluto

Film Production - Main (feature film)

31.
Caddyshack (1980) as Apprentice Editor
A young caddy strives for success at an exclusive golf club.

Editing (special)

32.
Washing Machine Man, The (1992) as Editor
A septuagenarian, hoping to make her husband jealous and reawaken his ardor, persuades an acquaintance to pretend they're having an affair.

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